Visiting Parliament

Planning your visit to Parliament

Members of the public remain welcome to come to watch debates and attend planned meetings

Parliament welcomes Phoebe Hanson and family to see Big Ben up close

Visit followed on from heart warming letter regarding Big Ben's bongs during its current restoration

New Year's Eve and the Elizabeth Tower restoration works

The Great Clock in the Elizabeth Tower, also known as Big Ben, will be fully operational on New Year’s Eve

Family guided tours in October 2016

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This autumn, a guided tour created especially for families with children aged 7 and over are offered.

Replica Commons green bench highlights visits in autumn 2016

Replica green bench on tour

A replica Commons green bench tours around London to highlight that Parliament is open to visitors this autumn.

More visiting parliament

Title Date
Open House 2016 06.09.2016
Family Festival on Saturday 20 August 10.08.2016
Visit Parliament launches ‘My Favourite Room' on social media 28.07.2016
Visit Parliament launches campaign to mark summer opening 2016 27.07.2016
Family guided tours in August 2016 22.07.2016
Teachers from across the UK attend Parliament’s “Teachers’ Institute” 04.07.2016